Except for the fact that a complaint has been received about a dentist dental hygienist or dental assistance, the Board of Governors of Registered Dentists may, in its discretion, keep complaints confidential.
A public body may not charge a special "search fee" to any member of the news media who is seeking information in the matter of public interest.
CLEET is a public educational institution; however, absent a court order, CLEET is prohibited from providing to the public a list of names and addresses of applicants and licenses. CLEET is required to verify the current licenses status of such persons.
Public education institutions are required to grant access to an existing lists of former college students to any person who requests it - it is limited to directory information and as required by other law.
An employee of OSBI is entitled to access his background investigation as part of his personnel file, unlike the general public.
OSBI background checks of an applicant may not be disclosed to the public. However, the employee shall have access to his or her own personnel file. A confidential informant's information used in a background check may only be withheld under certain circumstances.
A school district desiring to retain federal funding may only provide public access to the information contained in the "directory information" by complying with the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
A state agency which has computerized its public files has the authority to allow a third party to access the data in an on-line manner, provided that the system for permitting such access assures that the records will be fully preserved.
The agricultural commissions, such as the Wheat, Peanut, and Soybean Commission are subject to the OMA and the ORA.
The jail register, police blotter, and recorded electronic transactions with the police department are in general subject to the ORA.
Records used for internal detection and investigation of crimes are not public in nature; however, administrative records are - whether a record is public in nature is a question of fact and can only be determined by the type and purpose of the record. NOTE: Refer also to 1979 OK AG 11.
"Criminal Histories" are not public record under the ORA and are not open to the general public. NOTE: But see also 1979 OK AG 172.
The records of the State Board of Education relating to the GED are public records, except as limited by the ORA and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.
County board of equalization is not authorized to enter into executive session under 25 O.S.2021, § 307(B)(3) in the context of a protest proceeding under 68 O.S.2021, § 2877 to discuss the county assessor's valuation of the property at issue.